Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake and must keep the conscience alive.

George Eliot Science Quote

Wear a smile and have friends wear a scowl and have wrinkles.

George Eliot Smile Quote

And when a woman’s will is as strong as the man’s who wants to govern her half her strength must be concealment.

George Eliot Strength Quote

No story is the same to us after a lapse of time or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.

George Eliot Time Quote

Our deeds still travel with us from afar and what we have been makes us what we are.

George Eliot Travel Quote

Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.

George Eliot Marriage Quote

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.

George Eliot Men Quote

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.

George Eliot Peace Quote

Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions they pass no criticisms.

George Eliot Pet Quote

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.

George Eliot Power Quote